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 By Staff Reports    COVID-19 

38th County Virus Death Reported

On Wednesday Transylvania Public Health reported 134 additional cases of COVID-19 and one additional death in the past week, for a total of 3,429 cases and 38 deaths among county... — Updated 9/16/2021

 

State Responds To Union County Board of Education

In response to actions taken by the Union County Board of Education, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services issued a letter to the Board’s Chair outlining required COVID-19 control measures all schools in the... — Updated 9/16/2021

 

Sharp Increases Found In Virus Clusters Among School Sports

The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) reported last week seeing a sharp increase in COVID-19 clusters among school sports teams. For the period between July 1 and Sept. 2, clusters among school sports teams... — Updated 9/15/2021

 

State Gives Update On COVID-19 Metrics, Trends

Last Thursday, Gov. Roy Cooper and N.C. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D., provided an update on the state’s COVID-19 key metrics and trends. “We know that keeping kids learning in the... — Updated 9/15/2021

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

County Virus Cases At 3,295

On Wednesday, Transylvania Public Health reported 176 additional cases of COVID-19 in the past week, for a total of 3,295 cases and 37 deaths among county residents since the pandemic started. As of Wednesday, 220 county residents... — Updated 9/8/2021

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

Another Virus Death Reported

On Wednesday Transylvania Public Health reported 147 additional cases of COVID-19 in the past week and one additional death, for a total of 3,119 cases and 37 deaths among county residents since the pandemic started. As of... — Updated 9/2/2021 Full story

 
 By Alex Perri    COVID-19

Hospital Virus Numbers Rising

Statewide, COVID-19 hospitalizations are at an all-time high since the pandemic began, with, as of Aug. 26, 3,651 COVID-19 patients hospitalized, including 912 of which are in adult intensive care units. In Transylvania County,... — Updated 8/30/2021

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

Another County Virus Death Reported

On Wednesday, Transylvania Public Health reported 124 additional cases of COVID-19 and one additional death in the past week, for a total of 2,972 cases and 36 deaths among county residents since the pandemic started. As of... — Updated 8/26/2021 Full story

 

State Website Provides Teens With COVID-19 Information

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has launched www.TeenVaxFacts.com – a website dedicated to providing teens with the information, tools and resources they need to educate themselves,... — Updated 8/25/2021

 

Food And Drug Administration Approves Pfizer For Those 16 And Up

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, which will Pfizer is calling Comirnaty, for the prevention of COVID-19 disease in individuals 16 years of age and older. “Vaccines are our most... — Updated 8/25/2021

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    COVID-19

Slowing Virus's Spread Discussed

As numbers of confirmed cases of COVID-19 continue to climb, members of the Brevard Downtown Master Plan Committee discussed possible action plans to slow the spread of the virus at their regularly scheduled meeting last week.... — Updated 8/25/2021

 
 By Staff Reports    COVID-19

Two More Virus Deaths Reported

On Wednesday, Transylvania Public Health reported 130 additional cases of COVID-19 and two additional deaths in the past week, for a total of 2,848 cases and 35 deaths among county residents since the pandemic started. As of... — Updated 8/18/2021

 

COVID-19 Count Tops 2,300 Cases In County – Transylvania County

Transylvania Public Health reported 23 additional cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, for a total of 2,305 cases and 31 deaths among county residents. As of today, 91 county... — Updated 5/3/2021

 

COVID-19 Cases Reach 2,259 Cases In County

Transylvania Public Health reported seven additional cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, for a total of 2,259 cases and 31 deaths among county residents since the pandemic started last... — Updated 4/28/2021

 

Blood Donations Still Needed In Age Of COVID-19

This spring as COVID-19 vaccines become more available and people resume some of their favorite activities, the American Red Cross is reminding the public that the need for blood remains. Healthy individuals are encouraged to make... — Updated 4/26/2021

 

Virus Death Total Now 31 – Transylvania County, NC

On Tuesday, Transylvania Public Health announced three more county residents have died because of COVID-19 and that it will pause its use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The three deaths mean 31 Transylvania County residents have... — Updated 4/14/2021

 

Public Health: Three More County Residents Die Because Of COVID-19

Transylvania Public Health reported eight additional cases of COVID-19 and three additional deaths Tuesday, for a total of 2,125 cases and 31 deaths among county residents since... — Updated 4/13/2021

 

Multiple COVID-19 Cases At College – Brevard, NC

On Wednesday, Transylvania Public Health reported nine additional cases of COVID-19, for a total of 2,082 cases and 28 deaths among county residents since the pandemic started. As of Wednesday, 75 county residents were in... — Updated 4/7/2021

 

28th County Resident Dies From Virus – Transylvania County, NC

On Tuesday, Transylvania Public Health reported a 28th county resident has died because of COVID-19 On Wednesday, Transylvania Public Health reported one additional case of COVID-19, for a total of 2,030 cases among county... — Updated 3/31/2021

 

More Vaccine Locations Becoming Available – Transylvania County, NC

COVID-19 vaccines will soon be available for everyone who wants one, and they will start to be available at more locations in Transylvania County, as pharmacies and other providers start receiving COVID-19 vaccine allocations. In... — Updated 3/31/2021

 

County Virus Cases Top 2,000 – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania Public Health reporting 20 additional cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, for a total of 2,019 cases and 27 deaths among county residents since the pandemic started.... — Updated 3/29/2021

 

All Adults Vaccine Eligible On April 7

Gov. Roy Cooper announced Thursday an accelerated timeline for moving to Groups 4 and 5 for vaccine eligibility, with the rest of Group 4 eligible on March 31 and all adults eligible April 7. The move will allow the state and... — Updated 3/29/2021

 

Eight Students At Brevard Academy Test Positive For COVID-19

On Wednesday, Brevard Academy identified eight students as positive with COVID–19, school director Ted Duncan reported Thursday. Seven of the eight students play on the school’s soccer team, but there is no evidence the... — Updated 3/26/2021

 

State Accelerates Timeline For Vaccine Groups

Gov. Roy Cooper announced Thursday an accelerated timeline for moving to Groups 4 and 5 for vaccine eligibility, with the rest of Group 4 eligible on March 31, and all adults... — Updated 3/26/2021

 

Virus Testing, Vaccination Update – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania Public Health reported two additional cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, for a total of 1,950 cases and 27 deaths among county residents. As of Wednesday, 44 county residents were in isolation for COVID-19 and 28 cases were... — Updated 3/18/2021

 

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